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Developmental Biology

Developmental biologists study how organisms grow and develop. Of particular interest is how cells specialise to create different organs, despite all starting from the same cell. They study how genes influence cells, and how organisms change throughout their lives.

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For the moment at least, it seems that ageing is an inevitable part of life. And yet scientists don't really understand how, or why, we age.
Delve deeper into aging

The Origins of Life - Where and how did life begin?
Delve deeper into origin of life

Whales; the majestic, mysterious mammals of the ocean.
Delve deeper into whales

Chameleons hold a fascinating blend of traits that scientists have been studying for many years.
Delve deeper into chameleons

Blog posts about developmental biology

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Caesareans (Things We Don’t Know about Pregnancy Series #15)
Friday 20th of March 2020
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Our face spiders - friends or foes?
Saturday 31st of October 2015
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Do cheaters prosper?
Tuesday 8th of September 2015
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Can we regenerate our hearts?
Monday 27th of July 2015
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Midlife Matters
Wednesday 15th of July 2015
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Male vs Female Brains
Wednesday 15th of April 2015
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